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Happy 70th Anniversary Dumbo!

Today we're focused on the magic of Disney's first baby...elephant, 
Dumbo and his 70th Anniversary release!
It's hard for me to believe Dumbo is celebrating it's 70th anniversary! Time has flown by! Dumbo was one of my favorite movies when I was a little girl. It left a lasting impression when I first saw it in the movie theater. So, I am very excited about the 70th anniversary edition being released by Disney in September. We don't have to wait till September to order! Recently Disney opened up pre-orders on Amazon! 

Source, Press release:

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment invites audiences to let their spirits soar with the release of the beloved animated classic Dumbo, for the first time ever in high definition as a 70th Anniversary Edition, coming on September 20, 2011. The Academy Award®-winning (1942, Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture) favorite will take flight for the first time with a premium restoration in stunning Blu-ray™ high definition featuring pristine 7.1 Digital Theater System High-Def Surround Sound, allowing fans to see more, hear more, interact more and share more of this timeless adventure about believing in yourself.
Now for the movie trailer:

A few fun Dumbo facts:

  • It was released 10/23/41
  • The story is based on a children's book by Helen Aberson and illustrated by Harold Pearl.
  • It cost $813,000 to produce 
  • Running time is 64 minutes
  • Dumbo won the 1941 Academy Award for Original Music Score

Fun Dumbo activities and wallpapers from Disney Insider

Dumbo the Flying Elephant The original (paperback ) book $150.99

What are your thoughts on Dumbo and his family? Do you remember the first time you saw it?
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